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Health and Human Services Policy

THIRTY-SECOND MEETING

2019-2020 Regular Session - March 10, 2020

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-SECOND MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST SESSION


HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES POLICY COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Moran, Chair of the Health and Human Services Policy Committee, called the meeting to order at 2:33 PM on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

Members Present:
MORAN, Rena, Chair
MORRISON, Kelly, Vice Chair
KIEL, Debra, Minority Lead
ALBRIGHT, Tony
BAHNER, Kristin
BACKER, Jeff
EDELSON, Heather
FISCHER, Peter
FREIBERG, Mike
HUOT, John
LIEBLING, Tina
MANN, Alice
NEU, Anne
PIERSON, Nels
PINTO, Dave
ROBBINS, Kristin

Members excused:
SCHOMACKER, Joe

A quorum was present.

Representative Albright moved to adopt the minutes from Tuesday, March 4, 2020. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The Chair moved that HF3359 be recommended for placement on the General Register.

Representative Moller presented HF3359.

The Chair renewed the motion that HF3359 be recommended for placement on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The Chair moved that HF3868 be recommended for re-referral to the Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division.

The Chair moved the A-1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Moller presented HF3868.

HF3868 Testifiers:
• Charles Singer, Attorney

The Chair renewed the motion that HF3868, as amended, be recommended for re-referral to the Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The Chair moved that HF3159 be recommended for placement on the General Register.

The Chair moved the DE-1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Richardson presented HF3159.

HF3159 Testifiers:
• Sara Messelt, Executive Director, Proof Alliance

The Chair renewed the motion that HF3159, as amended, be recommended for placement on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The Chair moved that HF3093 be recommended for re-referral to the Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division.

The Chair laid HF3093 be laid on the table.

Representative Edelson moved that HF3537 be recommended for re-referral to the Health and Human Services Finance Division.

Representative Edelson moved the DE-1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Edelson presented HF3537.

HF3537 Testifiers:
• Sue Abderholden
• Sherry Walling
• Chris Edrington, CEO Saint Paul Sober Living

Representative Edelson renewed the motion that HF3537, as amended, be recommended for re-referral to the Health and Human Services Finance Division. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The Chair took HF3093 up from the table.

The Chair moved to amend the A20-0688 amendment as follows:

Page 4, Line 16: Delete everything after the word ‘bias’
Page 4, Line 17: Delete the word ‘hemorrhage’

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The Chair renewed the motion that the A20-0688 amendment, as amended, be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Richardson presented HF3093.

HF3093 Testifiers:
• Brittany Lynch Wright, Trill Moms Podcast

The Chair renewed the motion that HF3093, as amended, be recommended for re-referral to the Health and Human Services Finance Division. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The Chair moved that HF3907 be recommended for re-referral to the Health and Human Services Finance Division.

The Chair moved the DE-1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Cantrell presented HF3907.

HF3907 Testifiers:
• Danny Ackert, Minnesota Association of Community Health Centers.

The Chair renewed the motion that HF3907, as amended, be recommended for re-referral to the Health and Human Services Finance Division. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Frieberg moved that HF3801 recommended for placement on the General Register.

Representative Frieberg presented HF3801.

HF3801 Testifiers:
• Rebecca Preston, Advocate, Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance

Representative Frieberg renewed the motion that HF3801 be recommended for placement on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Schultz moved that HF3223 be recommended for re-referral to the Health and Human Services Finance Division.

Representative Schultz moved the A-1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Schultz presented HF3223.

HF3223 Testifiers:
• David Sperl, Essentia Health
• Michelle Mack, Director of State Affairs, Pharmaceutical Care Management
• Matt Schafer, Director of Government Relations, Medica
• Judy Cook, Association for Accessible Medicines

Representative Schultz renewed the motion that HF3223, as amended, be recommended for re-referral to the Health and Human Services Finance Division. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Frieberg moved that HF3199 be recommended for re-referral to the Health and Human Services Finance Division.

Representative Frieberg moved the DE-1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Frieberg presented HF3199.

Representative Kiel moved the A-1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Freiberg renewed the motion that HF3199, as amended, be recommended for re-referral to the Health and Human Services Finance Division. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The Chair called a recess at 4:22 PM.

The Chair called the committee back to order at 6:00 PM in Room 120 of the State Capitol.

Representative Edelson moved that HF3485 be recommended for re-referral to the Health and Human Services Finance Division.

Representative Edelson moved the A-1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Edelson presented HF3485.

HF3485 Testifiers:
• Kyle Kingsley
• Joan Barron, Patient Program Director, Sensible Minnesota
• Kari Sheldon
• Erin Chase

Representative Edelson renewed the motion that HF3485, as amended, be recommended for re-referral to the Health and Human Services Finance Division. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting adjourned at 6:39 PM.






______________________________
Representative Rena Moran, Chair




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Jazzy DiMeglio, Committee Legislative Assistant

More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF3359 (Moller) - Consumer-directed community support existing session law codified.
  • HF3868 (Moller) - National criminal history record check for guardians and conservators required, and quarterly review of licensing agency data required for subjects.
  • HF3159 (Richardson) - Responsible social services agencies required to coordinate prenatal alcohol exposure screenings for children in foster care.
  • HF3907 (Cantrell) - Human services commissioner required to develop a process to identify and report 340B drugs at point of sale, and report required.
  • HF3537 (Edelson) - Sober housing program study funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF3801 (Freiberg) - Medical assistance excess income standard clarified.
  • HF3223 (Schultz) - Pharmacy and provider choice allowed relating to biological product dispensing and prescribing.
  • HF3485 (Edelson) - Medical cannabis program modified; vaporization of flower, dried leaves, or plant form allowed; and qualifying medical condition definition modified.
  • HF3199 (Freiberg) - Railroad Retirement Board; patients receiving disability payments allowed to pay lower enrollment fee for medical cannabis program.
  • HF3093 (Richardson) - Dignity in Pregnancy and Childbirth Act established, continuing education on implicit bias required, and maternal death studies conducted by the commissioner of health expanded to include maternal morbidity.
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01:50 - HF3359 (Moller) Consumer-directed community support existing session law codified.
03:19 - HF3868 (Moller) National criminal history record check for guardians and conservators required, and quarterly review of licensing agency data required for subjects.
08:35 - HF3159 (Richardson) Prenatal alcohol exposure screenings for children in out-of-home placement required.
15:08 - HF3093 (Richardson) Maternal health provisions implemented, and money appropriated.
- Bill was laid on the table.
17:16 - HF3537 (Edelson) Sober home licensing study funding provided, and money appropriated.
39:00 - Further consideration of HF3093 (Richardson) Maternal health provisions implemented, and money appropriated.
56:45 - HF3907 (Cantrell) Human Services commissioner required to develop 340B drugs at point of sale identification and reporting process.
1:08:59 - HF3801 (Freiberg) Medical Assistance excess income standard clarified.
1:16:10 - HF3223 (Schultz) Pharmacy and provider choice allowed relating to biological product dispensing and prescribing.
1:44:30 - HF3199 (Freiberg) Railroad Retirement Board; patients receiving disability payments allowed to pay lower enrollment fee for medical cannabis program.
The committee recessed.
Runs 1 hour, 51 minutes.


**Bills may be added. Bills may be taken up in any order based on authors’ availability.**

NOTE: HF3093 has been added to the originally posted agenda

HF3359 (Moller) Consumer-directed community support existing session law codified.
HF3868 (Moller) National criminal history record check for guardians and conservators required, and quarterly review of licensing agency data required for subjects.
HF3159 (Richardson) Prenatal alcohol exposure screenings for children in out-of-home placement required.
HF3093 (Richardson) Maternal health provisions implemented, and money appropriated.
HF3907 (Cantrell) Human services commissioner required to develop 340B drugs at point of sale identification and reporting process.
HF3537 (Edelson) Sober home licensing study funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF3223 (Schultz) Pharmacy and provider choice allowed relating to biological product dispensing and prescribing.
HF3801 (Freiberg) Medical assistance excess income standard clarified.
HF3199 (Freiberg) Railroad Retirement Board; patients receiving disability payments allowed to pay lower enrollment fee for medical cannabis program.
HF3485 (Edelson) Medical cannabis program modified; vaporization of flower, dried leaves, or plant form allowed; qualifying medical condition definition modified; and manufacturers authorized to operate mobile distribution units and to deliver medical cannabis and medical cannabis products.